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Psychology Doctoral Internship Faculty

Training Director- Dr. Dianne Rosen

Dr. Dianne Rosen is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology.  She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders.  She has worked as a psychologist with the Broward County School Board, as a Court psychologist in the Juvenile Division of the Broward County Circuit Court, and as a developmental psychologist at the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Dr. Rosen was the testing coordinator and supervisor at Kids in Distress in Broward County from 1997-2004.

At Citrus Health Network, Dr. Rosen is the Training Director of the Doctoral Psychology Internship program.  She is involved in the internship training program coordination, providing testing seminars for the interns and directly supervising all psychological testing.  Dr. Rosen is the clinical supervisor for clinicians providing services within the five therapeutic programs of Foster Care Plus.  She is responsible for direct clinical supervision and coordination of clinical services within foster care at Citrus Health Network.   She has vast experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with developmental disabilities, learning disorders, and emotional disturbance.  Dr. Rosen has worked with child and adolescent victims of abuse and neglect within the foster care system for over twenty years.  She is an active member of both the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association.

Dr. Julissa Artiles

Julissa Artiles, Psy.D. is a Nova Southeastern University graduate, obtaining a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology.  She received training at Jackson Memorial Hospital in the Medical Psychology Consultation and Liaison track.  During that time, Dr. Artiles provided psychological services to surgical, emergency room, trauma, and medical units within the hospital. She acquired experience in conducting evaluations and interventions for pre-existing psychiatric issues, coping, chronic illness management issues, poor adherence to treatment, and establishing capacity to provide informed consent.  Dr. Artiles is licensed in the state of Florida and is the primary care psychology services coordinator and consultant at Citrus Health Network, Inc. She provides staff trainings, assessment, consultation, and brief interventions for psychological disorders and collaborates with medical staff to help patients improve self-management of chronic disease. 

Dr. Madelyn Cabrera

Dr.  Madelyn Cabrera earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami and Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her psychology internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital where she provided individual and family therapy, psychological testing, psychoeducational and process groups and consultation and liaison services. Afterwards, Dr. Cabrera completed her Postdoctoral Psychology Residency at Citrus Health Network in the Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit working closely with a multidisciplinary team providing services to acutely ill patients. Following completion of her residency, she became a clinical supervisor within the Adult Homeless Programs at Citrus Health Network where she oversaw the clinical functions of a 14-bed Transitional Housing Facility (Kiva) and provided clinical services to homeless clients through the Kiva outreach program.

Dr. Cabrera currently supervises psychology interns rotating through the Outpatient Psychotherapy department. She is faculty and a seminar leader within the Psychology Internship Program. In addition, she is a Bilingual Licensed Psychologist and is the primary clinician working with victims of domestic violence and other crimes. She has extensive experience working with adult survivors of childhood physical and sexual abuse, chronically mentally ill individuals, and homeless and underserved populations. Areas of clinical interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, survivors of trauma, grief and bereavement, personality psychopathology, and minority populations.

Dr. Michael Jochananov

Michael Jochananov, Psy.D. (Dr. J)  Dr. Jochananov provides Individual and Group Psychotherapy, in addition to Psychological Testing, to children, adolescents, and adults.  Dr. Jochananov has significant experience providing counseling for ADHD, depression, anxiety, oppositional and defiant behaviors, and anger management.  He works to help improve problematic symptoms, enhance interpersonal relationships, and decrease disruptive behaviors and conflict.  Dr. Jochananov also completes Psychological Assessments for psychological/emotional concerns, school evaluations, learning disabilities as well as various forensic/psycho-legal issues. 

Dr. Jochananov was previously the Clinical Coordinator of the Center for Adolescent Treatment Services (C.A.T.S) a Statewide Inpatient Psychiatric Program (S.I.P.P) in Pembroke Pines, Florida.  Currently, Dr. Jochananov is involved with The Treating Adolescents Coping with Trauma (TACT) Program which provides Specialized and Comprehensive Services to children and adolescents who are survivors of sexual abuse, exhibit sexually reactive behaviors, present sexually inappropriate behaviors, and display sexually abusive and/or sexually offensive behaviors. Dr. Jochananov completed his undergraduate education at Florida State University and earned his doctorate in psychology from the University of Denver.

Dr. Karina McCoy

Dr. Karina McCoy is currently a staff psychologist in Citrus Health Network (CHN) Outpatient Mental Health Program (OMHP) where she works closely with a multidisciplinary team providing services to children, adolescent, adults, and geriatric population. Dr. McCoy attended the University of Florida for her Bachelor’s in Art and received her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her internship and postdoctoral residency at Citrus Health Network. Her clinical experience has also focused in the assessment and treatment of children who have been victims of sexual abuse, experienced traumatic events, adolescents with sexually reactive and sexually offensive behaviors, and their families. She has also worked in a variety of settings including schools, community clinics and mental health centers, hospitals, and university settings at varying levels of care. Dr. McCoy currently supervises psychology interns and residents rotating at CHN’s Assessment and Emergency Department (AES) through their OMHP rotation.

Dr. Ashley Tirado

Dr. Ashley Tirado-Martinez is a bilingual licensed psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents, and their families. Dr. Tirado graduated from the Clinical Psychology doctoral program with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Psychology at the Florida School of Professional Psychology (FSPP) at Argosy University. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Miami. Dr. Tirado completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship at Citrus Health Network, where she developed her clinical skills in both outpatient and primary care settings. She then completed her Post-Doctoral Residency at Citrus Health Network in the Children’s Crisis Stabilization Unit (CCSU), gaining first-hand experience in crisis intervention, risk assessment, and psychotherapy for youth with severe and chronic mental illness. Dr. Tirado’s interests include:  Child and adolescent psychology, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, school-based interventions, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), post-partum depression, parenting, and peer relationships. Dr. Tirado currently serves as a site supervisor to the Psychology Doctoral Internship Program in the primary care psychology rotation at the Citrus Health Network Maternal and Child Health Center.

Dr. Yunelis Vera

Dr. Yunelis Vera is a licensed psychologist, Certified Master’s Level Addiction Professional (MCAP), and accredited C&RC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC). Dr. Vera is currently working in primary care and is a clinical supervisor for the Psychology Residency program and the Psychology Interns rotating through primary care.

Dr. Vera has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Religious Studies from Florida International University (FIU) and a Master’s in Science in Psychology and Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Carlos Albizu University (CAU). Dr. Vera received training at Miami Dade Department of Human Service, New Direction Residential Treatment Program and Miami VA Medical Center, Neuropsychology Clinic. She completed her Postdoctoral Psychology Residency at Citrus Health Network in Behavioral Medicine working closely with a multidisciplinary team to provide integrated care to underserved, predominantly Hispanic adults. Upon completion of her residency, she became a full-time employee at Citrus Health Network’s Citrus Med: General & Internal Medicine clinic and a clinical supervisor. Noteworthy, Dr. Vera also completed a Clinical Supervision training offered by the Florida Certification Board. Moreover, Dr. Vera oversees the Behavioral Medicine and Behavioral Health services for two other primary care sites; Citrus Palm Center: Family Medicine and Citrus PalMed Women's Health Center: Women's Health & OB/GYN. In addition to her role as supervisor, Dr. Vera provides Behavioral Medicine and Behavioral Health services to patients with chronic medical conditions, including obesity, smoking cessation, diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, as well as chronic mental illness. She conducts assessments, brief intervention, consultations, crisis interventions, and individual therapy. Additionally, she is a seminar leader in the psychology pre-doctoral internship program and conducts presentations for primary care staff.